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Stephen Hawking: Trump Pushing Earth's Climate 'Over The Brink'

The renowned physicist and cosmologist says the U.S. pulling out of the Paris climate change accord could turn our planet into another Venus.

The world's best-known living physicist, Stephen Hawking, says that President Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris climate change accord could lead humanity

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